Angle and Rotary Encoders and Angular Systems
Today’s machine, electrical motor, printing and automation applications demand ever-increasing precision, robustness and dynamics. The full line of HEIDENHAIN angle and rotary encoder products delivers on all these qualities, along with the high reliability HEIDENHAIN has been known for the last 125-plus years. Available in absolute and incremental versions and ideal for a variety of applications—including rotary tables, motor feedback, printing/paper converting machines and telescopes—these encoders fulfill a variety of angle measurement needs. We offer two categories of encoders: Angle encoders, which have an accuracy at or below ±10” (arcseconds) and Rotary encoders, which have an accuracy above ±10” (arcseconds).
Why HEIDENHAIN angle encoders?
- Accuracy down to ±0.4” (arcseconds)
- Resolutions up to 29 bits
- Calibration chart provided with every angle encoder
- Large mounting tolerances
Why HEIDENHAIN rotary encoders?
- High resolutions for smooth speed control
- Proven robustness
- Compact size and simple installation
- Options available with Functional Safety up to SIL 3 and PL e
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New Compact Rotary Encoder for Robots
SCHAUMBURG, IL (April 2021) – With its small dimensions and high reliability, HEIDENHAIN’s new KCI/KBI 1300 series of inductive rotary encoders are made specifically to support compact servomotors for collaborative and service robots. First presented at the international virtual trade show SPS in November of 2020, these new KCI 1319 / KBI 1335 measurement feedback […]
New ECM 2400 Magnetic Ring Encoder
SCHAUMBURG, IL (April 2021) – For those needing contamination-resistant encoders with functional safety (FS) for machine feedback, HEIDENHAIN introduces an absolute modular magnetic angle encoder. This new ECM 2400 encoder supplements HEIDENHAIN’s portfolio of absolute angle encoders and is designed for machine tool applications that require a sturdy encoder with medium accuracy. The ECM 2400 […]
RCN Angle Encoders Smarter and Faster
SCHAUMBURG, IL (February 2021) – HEIDENHAIN is proud to introduce smarter and faster versions of the RCN absolute angle encoders series for use in machine tools requiring high speed, accuracy and contamination resistance. The new models RCN 2001, 5001 and 8001 are especially useful with fast rotating axes and direct-drive motors because the permissible speeds […]